Temminck's mysterious bat

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Temminck's mysterious bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Nycticeius
Species: N. aenobarbus
Binomial name
Nycticeius aenobarbus
Temminck, 1840

Temminck's mysterious bat (Nycticeius aenobarbus) is a species of bat of the family Vespertilionidae.

As the name suggests, there is very little known information about this bat. The species is listed as Data Deficient on the IUCN Red List, and there is no information on population, habitat, ecology, major threats, or conservation actions.[1] Carter and Dolan (1978) have suggested that the one known specimen is not from South America.[2]

Temminck's mysterious bat is usually listed as a synonym of the silver-tipped myotis, but it is clearly distinct on both the species and generic levels.[1][2]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c Velazco, P. & Aguirre, L. (2008). "Nycticeius aenobarbus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 3 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Simmons, N.B. (2005). "Order Chiroptera". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 462. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 


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